Dating and relationships for the women of tomorrow
"In your 30s, chances are you've already had a few relationships.Some of these might not have ended amicably, and could have involved being cheated on or feeling violated in another way.
Wyatt Fisher, a licensed psychologist in Colorado and founder of a niche dating site.
This means that the dating pool after 30 isn't quite what it used to be.
"The dating pool has shrunk by 30, with more of your peers in long-term relationships or marriages, and with your social circle feeling smaller," said e Harmony's Chief of Advice Jeannie Assimos.
But what makes dating after 30 different from dating in your 20s? I spoke to dating and relationship experts as well as women who are navigating dating after 30 to find out what's so different and how to make it easier.
According to the Pew Research Center, the average age for marriage in the United States in 2011 was 27 for women and 29 for men, so by the time we hit 30 a lot of our friends and potential mates are already in committed relationships.